Brigitte Fontaine —
Libido ... CD Polydor (France), 2006. Used ....
Some of the greatest work we've heard from Brigitte Fontaine in many years – an album that has her working heavily with older collaborator Areski, as well as the legendary Jean-Claude Vannier! Many of the tunes have a bit of strings, used sparely and subtly to shade in the sound – but ... read moreCD
Great 20 track compilation that focuses on the pivotal years for Serge Gainsbourg – the time when he was turning his twisted French pop into a sound that would forever be remembered, and become an inspiration for so many of today's musicians. The set's got a few tracks that are on other ... read moreCD
Fantastic stuff – and a record that may well be the greatest ever from the mighty Serge Gainsbourg – high praise indeed, considering the greatness of Gainsbourg's other music! The album is one long suite built around a spare, electric bass-driven theme – a slow funk riff that's ... read moreCD
One of Serge Gainsbourg's best albums ever – a set that we love every bit as much as his Melody Nelson classic, or his killer records with Jane Birkin! The set was recorded in the mid 70s, and it features amazing orchestrations from Alan Hawkshaw – backings that are even better than ... read moreCD
Serge Gainsbourg/Michel Colombier —
Anna ... CD Philips (France), 1967. Used ....
A late 60s soundtrack by Serge Gainsbourg – but a record that's easily as great as any of his studio albums from the same time! The bulk of the album has a spare, punctuated groove that's somewhat funky – quite a bit like Melody Nelson in its sense of space and timing – and its ... read moreCD
21 offbeat tracks from the Last Chance Cabaret, performed by Pierre Barouh, Oscar Castro, and Anita Vallejo, plus the troupe of the Theatre Adelph. The sound is very cabaret-oriented, with quirky songs that are acted as much as they are sung. There's a lot of nice tracks that harken back to ... read moreCD